All San Luis Obispo County residents aged 16 and over can register for the COVID-19 vaccine at SLO County Public Health’s vaccination clinics.
Public Health Officer Dr. Penny Borenstein made a statement at a press conference Wednesday afternoon.
Public health officials said this opened up the vaccination rights to approximately 54,000 additional SLO County residents.
The county will continue to prioritize people at high risk of COVID-19 complications based on age and health conditions when scheduling vaccine-based appointments, health officials say, it could take a few weeks for people with Just got the right to be appointed
Officials said the Department of Public Health now has enough supplies to deliver the first approximately 9,000 drugs in the next week, one of three mass vaccination clinics in Paso Robles, San Luis Obispo and Arroyo Gae. Grand
Eligible people under the age of 18 can only receive the Pfizer vaccine. It is the only vaccine currently authorized by the FDA for children aged 16 and 17.
People under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian to be vaccinated.
To register for an appointment please visit recoverslo.org/vaccineregistration Or call the District Phone Help Center at (805) 543-2444.
Health officials said some pharmacies that receive federally administered vaccines instead of the county may not immediately open appointments for the new eligible group.